The 2022 Film Fest @ UC Davis Winners
Film Fest @ UC Davis was held May 16 and 17 at the Varsity Theatre in Davis with awards presented on the 17 following that evening’s screenings. And the winners were:
Best Editing – Dominic Dal Porto, Perspective
Best Original Soundtrack – Merritt Hill, Made Home
Best Experimental – Jada Simone Hayes, unconditional.
Best Experimental – Haohan Ding, The Red House
Maggie Morgan Award for Design – Tyson Park, Tracks of Life
John Iacovelli Award for Best Art Direction – Bailee Banta, Fruitless
Best Animation – Cindy Law, Dream Catcher
Sarah Pia Anderson Award for Directing – Huiyu Zhou, I Lost My Passport
Best Documentary – Miranda Comstock, Welcome to Sunnyvale
Best Cinematography – Chenyang Zhou, The Watcher
This year’s faculty producers were Professor Darrin Martin, art studio; Associate Professor Branwen Okpako, cinema and digital media; and Associate Professor Julie Wyman, cinema and digital media. Faculty advisers were Professor Glenda Drew, design; Professor Jessie Drew, cinema and digital media; Professor Maggie Morgan, theatre and dance; and Professor Andrew Smith, cinema and digital media.
The student staff consisted of Christine Davis and Yuxuan Zhang, co-producers, with Zhang serving as technical director and Davis as publicity director.